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sadness that i can confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff, jacintha saldanha. everyone is shocked by the loss of a much-loved and valued colleague. >> reporter: today, the duke and duchess of cambridge echoed that sentiment. their royal highnesses were l k looked after so wonderfully well at all times. their thoughts and prayers are with jacintha saldanha's family, friends and colleagues at this very sad time. >> hello, i'm just after my granddaughter kate. >> reporter: suddenly, that joke at the expense of kate's care givers. >> when is a good time to come and visit her, because i'm the queen, i need a lift down there. >> reporter: doesn't seem all that funny anymore. >> clearly, the djs involved in it never could have anticipated this would happen. i don't think they even thought they would besuccessful. >> reporter: today, for the australian djed who made the call, major backlash. their station apologized wednesday, but today, the station's facebook page got bombarded with outraged messages. some saying they have blood on their hands. twitter and youtube have helped
a prank call, jacintha saldanha was just the anonymous voice to answered it. >> i remember that moment very well. i have not stopped thinking about it since it happened. i remember my first question, was she a mother? >> gutted, shattered, heartbroken. >> their defense is that they never intended to cause any harm. >> it was never meant to go that far. it was meant to be a silly prank. so many people have done it before. >> the ethics of prank calls do not seem to trouble them. they said others had decided to broadcast them. >> there are people to make those decisions for us. >> did someone listen to that call? >> it went to the process of every other recording that we do. from interviews do anything at all. >> their struggling to cope with the unintended consequences of their actions -- they are struggling to cope with the unintended consequences of their actions. >> there is nothing that could make me feel worse than i do right now. we're so sorry. >> in london, that people who knew jacintha saldanha paid tribute to her humanity. >> she cared for my father at this time of need. she w
please speak to kate please, my granddaughter. >> reporter: nurse jacintha saldanha put the call through to the ward where the duchess was being treated for morning sickness. three days later british police found her body. scotland yard called her death unexplained. many believe she took her own life. >> i think it's a terrible shame. absolute catastrophe. >> reporter: a memorial for the mother of two is growing near the hospital where she used to work. some people believe that the djs who tricked her should be punished. >> i think they should be -- [indiscernible] >> reporter: what do you think of what they did? >> i think it's absolutely appalling. >> no harm was intended on jacintha saldanha or the other nurse or kate or prince william or anyone. >> reporter: radio executives say they tried to contact the hospital staff five times before airing the phone conversation but could not get through. medical examiners are still trying to determine the cause of death. the family says she probably died of shame. cbs news, london. >>> weather wise, still hanging out with the clouds here in nort
. >> it is with deep sadness that i can confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff, jacintha saldanha. >> reporter: it was saldanha who answered the phone on tuesday, when two australian djs impersonating the queen and prince charles, asked to speak with kate. >> hello, good morning, king edward vii hospital. >> oh, hello there, could i please speak to kate please, my granddaughter? >> oh yes, just hold on, ma'am. >> thank you. >> reporter: saldanha put them straight through to kate's private nurse, who unwittingly divulged details about her medical condition. it became a global punch line. >> an australian radio station has managed to trick the hospital. >> reporter: the whole world laughing at the duped nurses. even prince charles making light of the situation. the djs boasting of their prank. >> we were expecting to be hung up on. we didn't even know what to say when we got through. >> reporter: tonight, the hospital acknowledged the toll the prank took on the nurse who answered the phone. >> jacintha was recently the victim of a hoax call to the hospital. the hospital had been sup
... this is a picture of jacintha saldanha who was found dead of apparent suicide on friday. it happenend after two radio d-j's from australia prank called the hospital and spoke to saldanha about kate middleton's condition. for the very latest we go and the roads. >> anti-rosand the reporter andy rose... >> a change at the australian radio station whose djs prank called the hospital treating prince william's pregnant wife for acute ceo rhys holleran says 2-day f-m djs mel greig and michael christian have apologized and mutually decided to go off the air for an undetermined period after they learned of the suicide of nurse jacintha saldahna. she was one of the staffers who took the phone call. >> "southern cross auestor are deeply sadden by the tragic news of the death of nurse jacintha saldanha from the king edward vii hospital and we extend our deepest sympathies to her family and all that has been affected by the situation around the world." >> on friday saldahna's body was found not far from king edward the seventh hospital where she worked. the this to say about her. >> "jacintha was a first c
that the head of radio station spoke out about the support. >> reporter: this is jacintha saldanha and this is the man many are looking to for answer, the chief executive officer of the radio station that broadcast the prank call that may have contributed to the apparent suicide of the devoted employee and mother. >> nobody could have reasonably foreseen what actually happened in this case. it's incredibly tragic. every one of us are deeply saddened. we're incredibly sad for the family and that is the focus. >> reporter: at king edward hospital, jacintha saldanha put the call through. the nurse was apparently struggling to deal with her involvement. flowers have been left outside of the hospital accommodation where her body was found. >> i will miss her a lot. she was a good-natured sister- in-law. she was so. she was beautiful and she and her husband were great together. >> reporter: commercial radio here in australia constantly pushes the boundaries of taste and decency in the battle for ratings. 2 day fm has been racked over the knuckles by the media watchdog here, but known h
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. jacintha saldanha was married with two children. >> now to the economic deadline facing the united states, which has global implications. it is a combination of tax increases and spending cuts. it will take place at the end of the year faction is not taken. right now there is a standoff which christine lagarde has warned u.s. lawmakers, they have a duty to solve. we sat down with her here in washington. >> christine lagarde, the fiscal cliff, how concerned are they about the ramifications? >> people around the world are concerned about it. it appears to be the case there was more concerned about the eurozone than the fiscal cliff. now things have changed and there is more concerned about the fiscal cliff. they asked about a resolution. >> what could the impact speed? we are looking at a time when the global recovery is fragile at best. >> of u.s. is 20% of the global economy. if the u.s. suffers as a result of a fiscal cliff, a complete wiping out of its growth is going to have repercussions around the world. probably half of that. if the u.s. economy has less growth, it will probably be
. two days later, that nurse, 46-year-old jacintha saldanha, took her own life. leaving behind a husband and two children. and now the deejays who played the prank are off the air. >> they have mutually decided that this show will not return until further notice out of respect of what can only be described as a tragedy. >> cnn's matthew chance has more now on the story generating outrage around the world. >> you know what? they were the worst accents ever. >> reporter: it was meant as a lighthearted aussie prank. even after this, the station issued an apology, the deejays who duped the hospital were making light of it. >> we were sure 100 people at least before us would have tried the same thing. >> reporter: now they've been suspended their jobs and one of the nurses they humiliated and fooled is dead. >> it is with deep sadness that i can confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff, jacintha saldanha. we can confirm that jacintha was recently the victim of a hoax called to the hospital. hospital officials say saldanha was the nurse who transferred the prank call to the ro
. >> only a day after jacintha saldanha was found dead after an apparent suicide the radio dj's responsible are stepping down. saldanha worked at king james memorial hospital where katherine middleton the duchess of cambridge was staying while doctors worked on her accute morning sickness. the two radio hosts from today-fm prank called the hospital claiming to be queen elizabeth and prince charles. >> we are deeply saddened by the news we extend our deepest sympathy to the family. and everybody impacted by the situation. >> the radio station held a press conference today. the two radio dj's are taking a leave of absence from their show for an undetermined period of time. it is still unclear if legal action will be taken against the two. >> it is a victory for egypt's opposition. the country's president is canceling a decree which widely expanded his authority. the move comes after president mohamed morsy's meeting with some members of the opposition earlier today. protesters have been demanding he give up his new powers and they at times carried out deadly violent demonstrations. they also
details about -- about kate's condition from nurse jacintha saldanha three days later she was found dead=c"í= from an apparently suicide. they are speaking out an ing -- apologizing. >>> we are still trying to get our heads around everything trying to make sense of the situation. >> it was never meant to go that far it was men to be a silly prank that so many people have done before. this wasn't meant to happen. >> reporter: meanwhile, the telegraph is reporting that the duchess' health took a turn for the worse. her condition is not serious enough for doctors to consider sending her back to the hospital. women with the acute morning sickness can experience symptoms for months and may need repeated hospital admissions. kira klapper, abc7 news. >>> this morning the brother of mexican-american singing superstar jenni rivera is confirming she among seven killed in a plane crash no one survived. the 43-year-old was born in southern california, was best known for her songs in the mexican -- >> such a big shock to the family. incredible, something that most people that know my sister she was
jacintha saldanha answered the phone and transfered their prank call to kate's room. >> could i speak to kate please my granddaughter. >> just hold on. >> reporter: they say they never imagined they would get through. >> it was something that was fun and light hearted. tragic turn of events that i don't think anyone could have ever predicted. >> reporter: the deejays say after the call was recorded it went through a vetting protest at the network before it was broadcast. the chairman at the hospital slammed that decision as appalling. the 46-year-old nurse, a mother and wife was found dead three days later a victim of a suspect suicide. >> i think >> worst moment of my life. >> reporter: the global backlash has been fierce from online death threats to calls for prison. legal analyst doesn't think jail time is likely. >> i don't think would be serious prosecution it would be tough to link the death to the prank. you can link it as a moral matter, as a legal matter there needs to be a level of foreseeability that this was likely to happen that's a tough link to make. >> management says
of the year to a memorial fund to benefit jacintha saldanha. the station plans to donate half a million dollars to the fund also cancelling annual christmas party and donating that money as well. she was found dead after being tricked in a prank by two deejays to transfer a fake call from the queen to kate middleton's hospital room. >>> thousands of protesters are expecting in lansing, michigan today. police are being called to handle angry crowds that are expected to turn out. the bill would allow workers at union represented businesses opt-out of paying dues. critics say it is a way to break unions. supporters say it is good for workers and would attract businesses. union backers concede they have little chance of stopping the measure passed by the republican legislature and the governor it >>> a woman who spent six days stranded in the sierra snow is recovering from hypothermia that took her boyfriend's life. in a just released 911 recording, we hear reaction after she was found by her brother. >> reporter: days after her boyfriend's jeep got stuck on a snowy road, paula lane was fou
of cambridge. jacintha saldanha hung herself. she was reportedly found hanging by a scarf in her room at the london hospital where a pregnant kate middleton had been staying. also in the room several notes that are being reviewed by police. she was found friday, days after she took the prank call from the australian deejays, pretending to be the queen and prince charles. >>> we are learning more about the man behind the portland mall shooting. 22-year-old jacob tyler roberts used a stolen rifle in tuesday's attack. 15-year-old girl was seriously wounded and is in the hospital. roberts' ex-girlfriend told abc news he was typically happy but changed in the week before the shooting, quit his job, sold all his belongings and said he was moving to hawaii. she has no idea what set him off. police continue to try to find a motive. >>> bank robber got away with a lot of cash. two photos released, this shows a man dressed in black robbing the chase branch in greenbrae wednesday 5:30 p.m.. the robber placed a bag on the counter handed the teller a note whatting money. anyone with information is
in london. jacintha saldanha had been duped by a radio station. nurses gathered to perform prayers and pay tribute to saldanha. >> it's very unfortunate for a nurse who was in the peak of her career had to die in a very bad way for the royal prank played by some foolish people. >> demonstrators are urging the uk to release the body of saldanha who was of indian origin so her family can perform final rites. they are also demanding efforts by authorities to look into the cause of the incident. >> we are joined here to pray for jacintha's family. a proper investigation has to be done. it is a major issue. it can't be left as it is. >> two australian radio deejays impersonated queen elizabeth ii in a recorded call which was later aired on a sydney radio station. the two hosts have since been taken off the air. following the incident, an independent organization has started an investigation into ethical standards in the media. that will wrap up our bulletin for today. i'm patchari raksawong in bangkok. >>> politicians in japan have one more day to get their messages out to voters. they've been
candle light vigils for a nurse of indian origin who committed suicide in london. jacintha saldanha had been duped by a radio station. nurses gathered to perform prayers and pay tribute to saldanha. >> it's very unfortunate for a nurse who was in the peak of her career had to die in a very bad way for the royal prank played by some foolish people. >> demonstrators are urging the uk to release the body of saldanha who was of indian origin so her family can perform final rites. they are also demanding efforts by authorities to look into the cause of the incident. >> we are joined here to pray for jacintha's family. a proper investigation has to be done. it is a major issue. it can't be left as it is. >> two australian radio deejays impersonated queen elizabeth ii in a recorded call which was later aired on a sydney radio station. the two hosts have since been taken off the air. following the incident, an independent organization has started an investigation into ethical standards in the media. that will wrap up our bulletin for today. i'm patchari raksawong in bangkok. >>> politicians in
phone call by two australian radio djs and committed suicide days later. today the body of jacintha saldanha arrived for burial. a nurse at a london hospital. she mistakenly forwarded a call she thought was from queen elizabeth and prince charles asking about the condition of kate middleton, the dush es of cambridge. for the first time she was hospitalized the pregnant duchess appeared in public this evening at an award show in london. she had been treated for severe morning sickness. >> we know there were heroes monday the victims of friday's school shooting here in newtown. ahead, one of their stories. >> jeff: too many families here in newtown are preparing this evening to bury their loved ones. for other families with students at sandy hook elementary, what happened friday morning is a story of survival and sacrifice. peter van sant of 48 hours has that. >> like any other day, we got them on the bus, they went to school, and about quarter to 10 we received a phone call from the superintendent's office that there had been an unconfirmed school shooting. >> diane and robert licatt
and friends. her husband and her two daughters that survived a company that. >> her final journey for jacintha saldanha, her family joined by well-wishers. this is a tragedy. >> is has been the whip up her family that the ceremony -- it has been the will of her family that the ceremony remain private. the police have had a very hard time controlling the crowd. this is an advantage that has devastated this very tightly knit community. many people are raising questions, wondering how this could have happened in the first place. >> a final resting place is here. her husband brought her body from the u.k. and expected it redid inspected earlier. the service is -- inspected it earlier. the service is held privately. most families have a loved one living or working abroad. this is a tragedy that has struck home. they wonder what caused her death. there is anger and anguish and many unanswered questions. shirva, southern india. >> we are turning now to newtown connecticut. most affected is the parents, brothers and sisters of those shot dead. it had a ripple of flex -- ripple effects throughout this
pretending to be the queen and prince. the nurse, jacintha saldanha put it through. >> hello there. may i please speak to kate, please, my grand daughter. >> reporter: the host said they never imagined they would get through. >> it was just something that was fun and light hearted and a tragic turn of events that i don't think anyone could have predicted or expected. >> reporter: saldanha was found dead, the victim of a suspected suicide. >> we fond out at the same time. >> worst phone call in my life. >> reporter: the backlash has been fierce. the two will be interviewed by australian thief. >> i don't think there's going to be any serious prosecution. it would be tough to link the actual death to the prank. now you can link it as a moral matter but as a legal matter there needs to be a level of foreseeability that this is likely to happen and that's a tough link to make. >> reporter: the radio station has been pulled off the air indefinitely. >> the royal prank backlash. now the australian djs are breaking their silence. should the djs be punished for the call? what do you think? >> com
, they said they were guided by what had happened -- gutted by what had happened, the death of jacintha saldanha. >> we could not see this happening. >> do you feel sick now that you were saying this was a highlight of your career, you are excited about getting a call through to get to this moment? >> we could not foresee what was going to happen in the future. >> the two disc jockeys said it was others at their radio station who took the decision to broadcast the phone call where they claimed to be the queen and prince charles, saying they expected the hospital to hang up on them after 30 seconds. >> it was designed to be stupid. we were never meant to get that far. we wanted it to be a joke. >> the joke was always on us, not anyone else. it was not about trying to fool someone. with the voices that we put on, we knew we were going to get hold off, and that was the gag -- get told off, and that was the gag. >> staff called the london hospital five times to get permission to broadcast the phone call. the station said it followed procedures and that the debt could not have been foreseen
.. did. jacintha saldanha transferred the call.a different nurse went on to give out confidential information on how the duchess was doing. people were divided on whether the prank was relatively harmless or crossing the line. but no one expected this. the hospital boss claims everyone was supportive of the nurses involved. a royal source says the palace never complained to the hospital. now the radio station's facebook page has been bombarded with angry comments. one saying "blood is on your hands." the d-j's have been taken off the air indefinitely. jacintha saldhanha was a wife and mother of two. a coroner will make the official finding on how she died. >> this is blowing up, the facebook and our facebook fan page. we are asking you what do you think should happen to the disc jockey? should they be fired, or criminal charges? details on that, coming up. >>catherine: the unrest continues in egypt.with thousands of people demanding that president mohammed morsi step down. there have been large public funerals for some of the protestors who have been killed. morsy is saying he's
's pregnancy that her acute morning sickness is passing was eclipsed of the death of jacintha saldanha who was on duty and picked up the pranked call from two australian deejays. today the radio company that employs them held a meeting, following a sternly worded letter from the london hospital describing the decision to broadcast the call as appalling. the immediate consequences of these premeditated and ill considered actions was the humiliation of two dedicated nurses who were just doing their job. the jacintha saldanha's husband has paid tribute to his wife on facebook. "i am devastated with the tragic loss of my life in tragic circumstances." this is a tragedy that touches three continents. in india her sister-in-law says she was beautiful. in britain a nurse who used to work with her came to her defense. >> if it's somebody's place with a clearance policy, i don't know what i would have done or anybody else must have done. >> reporter: london police have told australian authorities they may be interested in speaking to the deejays about this prank. now in this letter, the chairman go
of cambridge are deeply saddened to learn of the death of jacintha saldanha. their thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends and colleagues at this very sad time. the palace emphasized everyone at the hospital took wonderful care of duchess catherine. don't expect to hear from the deejays who made the prank call anytime soon. the australian radio station's owners say the deejays will not be back on air anytime soon. they won't be commenting on the tragedy. the station expresses deepest sympathies for the nurse's death. let's bring in max foster live from london. what are we learning about this nurse? people in london, there must be outrage about this. >> reporter: yeah, absolutely. a huge sense of sadness and we just had a statement actually released from the family by the police, very brief, just saying they feel a huge sense of sadness and asked for privacy, the media to leave them alone. we know she was a nurse in the hospital behind me, not necessarily a receptionist but took the call that day. she has hospital of course dags arou accommodation around the corner. thankfully
: we now know that was the nurse, jacintha saldanha. she really believed it was the que t the health cambridge. the motho, appears to have f. the deejays have been taken off the air. their boss says they're deeply shocked. he refuses to condemn them or fire them. >> this is a tragic event that could not have been foreseen. we're deeply saddened by it. >> reporter: the two presenters are being vilified in an avalanche of anger on the internet. don't suppose that prank seems so funny now, does it? today, the chairman of king edward vii hospital sent a stinging public lettee this hospitals r people and it was extremely foolish of your presenters to consider to lie their way through to one of our patients. the consequence, tragic beyond words. the nurseo frs jess, had been wog th four she is originam in on facebook, heaid she will be buredin tonight, attending ty function on his own, prince william did not mention the hoax or the tragedy that has followe the hospital has been advised that the australian broadcasters the station owners says but's l faced with a m
. >> reporter: now, following the apparent suicide of that pranked nurse, jacintha saldanha, a mother of two, the deejays are facing global backlash. but will they actually face any legal charges? >> there's likely there's going to be a finding that they violated a state law about using a recording device. but it is very unlikely that they will be held criminally responsible for her death. >> reporter: here in australia, scotland yard has already contacted the police over the royal hoax. those deejays could face questioning. but they're already on trial in the court of public opinion. >> the thought that we may have played apart in this -- gut wrenching. >> reporter: their station has come under fire before. once, for convincing a woman her mother was injured and needed to go to the hospital. in another segment, where they tried to get a 14-year-old girl to talk about her sex life, wearing a lie detector, she revealed she'd been raped. this time around, higher ups approved the prank to kate middleton's hospital room. lawyers even vetted it. >> we're confident that we've broken no rules. >> i
for the rest of the year to a memorial fund to benefit jacintha saldanha the nurse who killed herself after that hoax. the station plans to donate half a million dollars to the fund. also cancelling its christmas party and donating that money. she was found dead after being tricked in a prank by two deejays to transfer a fake call from the8&.a$ queen. they were impersonating the queen and prince charles. >>> how much does it cost to be a fan of apple? >> investors responding to developments on ai and delta airlines. jane king joins us live from the new york stock exchange --. -- >>> lots going on. first aig, the shares are gaining this has as the sells remaining stake in the bailed out insurance company. delta's shares up, airline agreed to buy 49% stake in jury -- virgin atlantic. possible progress in fiscal cliff talks feds kicking off two day meeting. economists expect that will result in additional economic stimulus. here is how the market is doing, dow 60 points higher. bloomberg index up by more than 1%. have you heard of the apple tax? average american household spent $444 on apple p
sickness. jacintha saldanha's family reveals that she left a suicide note, though they haven't released details of what that note said. earlier this week, the two deejays who made the call said the tragedy has left them shattered, gutted and heartbroken. >>> now, here's your first look at this morning's "dish of scrambled politics." mitt romney wasn't the only one caught off guard last night. it is reported the powerful conservative koch brothers are postponing a gathering set for next month until april. an e-mail from charles koch to friends says in part, "we are working hard to understand the election results, to re-examine our vision and the strategies and capabilities required for success." >>> "the new york times" reports "game change" co-authors mark halperin and joe hileman have signed on to write a new book about this year's election. the title, "double down: game change 2012." and like the last book that chronicles the obama/mccain campaign, this will eventually be turned into a show on hbo. >>> as more states move to decriminalize marijuana, you can add one more name to the li
says jacintha saldanha hanged herself. she was phone hanging by a scarf in her room at the london hospital where kate middleton had been staying also in the room several notes. she was found friday days after she took the prank call from the australian deejays pretending to be queen elizabeth. >>> more about the masked man behind the portland mall shooting. the sherr there -- the sheriff there said he used a stolen rifle. he killed two and wounded 15-year-old girl before turning the again on himself. his ex-girlfriend told abc news he was typically happy but changed in the days before the shooting, he quit his job, and said he was moving to hawaii. she has no idea what set him off. police continue to chase leads trying to find a motive. >>> traffic and weather together, next. brrr, it is cold outside. here is a live picture of the golden gate bridge traffic moving smoothly. bart and san mateo bridge both recovering after earlier issues. we'll get a check with mike on your forecast and talk to sue about your traffic. >>> early christmas gift for iphone users new app from google. >>
the nurse. jacintha saldanha. who transferred the call to middleton's room. saldanha's body was found hanging in her room three days later. >> preliminary results released by egypt's muslim brotherhood show that the disputed constitution has received a "yes" majority of more than 70 percent in the second and final round of voting. the results, posted on the brotherhood's website early sunday, show that eight of the 25 million egyptians eligible to vote - a turnout their ballots saturday, a turnout of about 30 percent. the referendum was held over two days, on dec. 15 and 22. in the first round, about 56 percent said "yes" to the charter. the turnout then was about 32 percent. the brotherhood, of which islamist president mohammed morsi hails, has accurately predicted election results in the past by tallying results provided by its representatives at polling centers. official results would not be announced for several days. >> lots of what weather wet weather--even a low of around the inlan a halo around e mono monon the plan that moanabe indicatio that a storm is going to be on our way
of jacintha saldanha, one of the duchess of cambridge's nurses. they impersonated queen elizabeth and prince charles to try to get the nurse to give out information. three days later the nurse was found dead in an apparent suicide. the deejays said if they're responsible for any part of their death they're very sorry adding the prank calls have been around forever and no one could have predicted the results. they could have done without that last part. they're suspended and off the air. the parent condition, they held an emergency board meeting. their stock prices have fallen 5%. it's not clear yet whether they're going to be prosecuted under australia recording privacy law. >>> finally, a little bit of controversy surrounding this year's annual christmas tree in washington. really? this charity concert was attended by the president and his family. here's the deal. south korean rapper psy performed his gangnam style dance. his performance came just days after video had surfaced of psy using anti-inflammatory, anti-american language and leading u.s. anti-protests. that was at a concert in 200
morning. the preliminary autopsy report into the death of jacintha saldanha will be made public tomorrow. in the meantime british reports are reporting that she was found hanged in her nursing accommodations here near the hospital on friday morning. she was cut down by the people who discovered her but by the time the police and paramedics had arrived, she had been dead for some tine. she reportedly left behind a suicide note. the alarm was raised by her family from their family home outside of london who tried and failed to contact her that morning. the family has traveled to london to meet with british politicians and officials really in search of answers themselves. we remember that jacintha saldanha was the nurse put through a prank phone call to other nurses on the ward here at the hospital where catherine, the duchess of cambridge was being treated. the australian radio station behind that prank has pledged at least half a million dollars in a memorial fund in her name. again, the core nor's report opens tomorrow. it may provide more details into jac
reports 46-year-old jacintha saldanha wrote a message to her family before she died. the contents of the note have not been revealed. jacintha saldanha transferred the prank call made by an australian radio show. she was found several days later in the hospital's nurses' quarters. the duchess was in the hospital due to severe morning sickness. apparently she's still not feeling well. she canceled a scheduled appearance tonight at the premere at the hobbit. >>> jenna bush announced she and her husband are expecting their first child. she's the daughter of george w. bush. hager-bush said her parents are thrilled. >>> a san francisco supervisor wants more community input before the city approves major events in public works. john avalos is requiring special informational hearings for any event that would occupy 25% of a park and run for 48 hours. back in october, he criticized the "do tour" a skateboarding, motorcycle event for shutting down civic center plaza for weeks. >>> well, apple and sum sung are due to meet in a san jose courtroom again this afternoon. a judge ruled some of t
this morning that the bodies of jacintha saldanha was found hanging from a scarf. the mother of two was discovered by a colleague and a security guard early friday morning. police said they also discovered injuries to her wrists although at this point they're not going into any more detail or elaborating on that. they found three notes, two close to her body. at this point they will not elaborate on the content of those notes. right now they're checking through e-mails and texts and phone calls to and from her family members. jacintha saldanha died just a few days after she fell for a prank phone call from a couple of australian dejas posing as the queen in order to find out information about kathryn, the duchess of cambridge who was being treated at the hospital for acute morning sickness. investigators say they will be interviewing staff at that radio station in australia as part of their investigation. at this point they are not releasing any of the toxicology reports. that will take a few days. we won't get a complete picture about the autopsy or the investigation until a full h
they never expected the prank call would get anywhere. but it did. jacintha saldanha transferred the call.a different nurse went on to give out confidential information on how the duchess was doing. people were divided on whether the prank was relatively harmless or crossing the line. but no one expected this. the hospital boss claims everyone was supportive of the nurses involved. a royal source says the palace never complained to the hospital. now the radio station's facebook page has been bombarded with angry comments. one saying "blood is on your hands." the d-j's have been taken off the air indefinitely. jacintha saldhanha was a wife and mother of two. a coroner will make the official finding on how she died. catherine heenan, kron 4 news. >>pam: president obama is asking congress for money on behalf of the states hardest hit by superstorm sandy. a white house official says, the president has requested 60- point- four billion dollars. in a joint statement on the matter, governor andrew cuomo of new york and new jersey governor chris christie say, this money will help their states rec
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charles. they received confidential details about kate's medical information from nurse jacintha saldanha she was found dead three days later. in a tearful interview the deejays say it is gut-wrenching to think they may be responsible for the nurse's death. >> it is heartbreaking and obviously, you know, our deepest sympathies are with the family and the friends of all those affected. and you know, obviously, we are incredible sorry for this situation and what has happened. and we hop they are doing okay and getting the love and support they deserve right now. personally, i'm -- >> reporter: again, the radio show has been cancelled but the station management says they do not their deejays did anything illegal the deejays have received debt threats are both undergoing -- received death threats and are both undergoing counseling. >>> coming up traffic and weather together, next. live look outside golden gate bridge, headlights heading into san francisco. [ unintelligible ] >>> gas prices take a dip how bay area prices compare to the rest of the nation. >>> welcome back. 6:40. we have fog ar
jacintha saldanha. the 46-year-old nurse was found dead three days later. the deejays apologizing saying it is gut-wrenching to think they may have played a part in her death. >> we are still trying to get our heads around everything, trying to make sense of the situation. >> it was never meant to go that far. i was meant to be a silly little prank that so many -- it was meant to be a silly little prank that so many have done before. this wasn't meant to happen. >> reporter: new news regarding the duchess' health, her health took a turn for the worse after a weekend at kensington palace. while her condition is not serious enough for doctors to consider sending her back to the hospital women with acute morning sickness can experience symptoms for months and may need repeated hospital admissions. kira klapper, abc7 news. >>> this morning the brother of mexican-american superstar jenni rivera is confirming she is among the seven killed if a plane crash no one survive in the mountains of northern mexico yesterday. the singer born in southern california best known for her -- >> is up a big sh
family. the station is donating profits for the rest of the year to a memorial fund to benefit jacintha saldanha. the station plans to donate half a million dollars to the fund also cancelling annual christmas party and tonighting that money as well. she was found dead after b-<" tricked in a prank by two deejays to transfer a fake call. >>> thousands are expected at the state husband in lansing, michigan today as law -- state house in lansing, michigan today. police are being called in. the bill with would make it illegal to require payment of union dues as a condition of employment. critics say it is a way to break unions supporters say it is good for workers. democrats are upset saying the ran-not dated legislature shoved the measure -- the republican-dominate -- >>> europe's bank agreeing to pay a fine for anotherly -- for nearly two billion dollars and sorry for past mistakes. facebook making change to infrastructure. officials gathering today for start of two day meeting. fed will unleash new round of bond buying designed to keep interest rates low. higher close yesterday. if you
a hoax call about the duchess of cambridge. the coroner says jacintha saldanha hung herself. she was reportedly phone hanging by a scarf in her room at a long done hospital. also in the room several notes that are now being reviewed by police. she was found friday, days after she took that prank call if a pair of australian deejays, pretending to be the queen. >>> soft bier in back if the u.s. and talking john mcafee has yet to -- answer questions about the murder of his neighbor in belize but answering plenty questions about his odyssey that ended in miami. >> reporter: john mcafee sat down for an interview with matt gutman. we knew he had a 20-year-old girlfriend, now he says he has two and the other one is 17 his goal is to get both of them to the united states. in his hotel room he flashed a stack of cash. he says a stranger dropped it off for him. he says he's broke that he lost 20 million dollars. mcafee admits his crazy act was just that, an act one he says saved his life. >> millionaire madman on the run, you paid attention to the story. >> because you acted like a madman
who was involved in the british royal hoax. a coroner's report says that jacintha saldanha was found hanged by a scarf. colleagues found her body last friday. she was hanging from a closet door at the hospital living quarters. she left three notes behind. but the content of those notes right now is not being released. there has however been a request for a death inquiry, an inquest. her death is coming obviously after that prank call at the hospital where kate middleton was being treated for morning sickne sickness. >>> syria's government is approaching collapse and is urging assad to stop the fighting and allow a political transfer of power. number two, this all comes as the country denies reports of its military using scud missiles against rebel groups inside its own borders. and also number three, russia a long time ally of president as sad is now saying that the opposition may in fact win this civil war. all of this on the heels of course of the united states move to recognize the opposition movement as the representation of the syrian people. and in the meantime, back on the str
at the funeral in india for jacintha saldanha the nurse that took her own life. authorities say saldanha committed suicide after taking a prank phone call from two australian dj's pretending to be queen elizabeth and prince charles. the dj's that have made the call apologized and never expected the call to be put through. >>> signs of progress some in the fiscal cliff debate. house speaker john boehner reportedly offering to accept a tax hike on people who make more than a million dollars a year. that still is less than what president obama wants. he wants to raise tax rates on people with incomes of more than $250,000 a year. so john boehner is running the risk of angering some members of his republican party who are dead set against any tax hike. boehner offered to raise income tax rates depending on entitlement tax rates. >>> 15 minutes from now an olympic gold medalist will help bring holiday cheer to bay area families that could use a cheer. ktvu allie rasmus is in colma where they are taking part in the dig deep san francisco toy race. >> they just let us inside the target store wh
.   >>> the nurse caught in the middle of that royal hoax phone call has been laid to rest. jacintha saldanha hanged herself after two australian djs prank called the hospital to get information on kate middleton's condition. the djs apologized and have been suspended. >>> today a california judge sentenced the hollywood hacker to 10 years in prison. james patero is accused of hacking the online accounts of a list celebrities and former co-workers including scarlett johansson, mila kunis and christina aguilera. many private pictures ended up online. >>> another drug bust at dulles airport. authorities caught a guatemalan man trying to bring cocaine into the u.s. from el salvador. the man hid 4 pounds of cocaine inside jars filled with stew. no criminal charges have been filed. the man is seeking asylum. this is the seventh drug bust in the past year at dulles. >>> coming up on the news edge at 11:00, big news for soda lovers, a major ingredient in diet pepsi is about to change. we'll tell you why the company thinks you'll like this new recipe even more. >> and easy bake oven is about to get a makeov
the death of jacintha saldanha, the nurse who transferred a call placed by two australian radio dee-jay's to catherine. the pregnant duchess was being treated for acute morning sickness at a hospital in london. the two deejays who impersonated queen elizabeth and prince charles expressed their remorse >> "it was designed to be stupid. we were never meant to get that far from the.the little corgis barking in the background" >> "we just assumed with the voices we put on, we were going to get told off, and that was the gag -- in us" >> their apology apparently wasn't enough. the radio show was shut down this morning. in a statement, the station added: >> "we don't claim to be perfect and we always strive to do better. we have initiated a detailed and rigorous review of our policies and procedures to inform any improvements we can make." >> saldanha's husband took to facebook to share his grief, writing: >> "i am devastated with the tragic loss of my beloved wife jacintha in tragic circumstances" >> british prime minister david cameron also weighed in -- calling this an "absolute traged
are deeply saddened to learn of the nurse, jacintha saldanha. their royal highnesses were looked after so wonderfully well by everyone at the king edward hospital and their thoughts and prayers are with jacintha, her family, friends, and colleagues in this very, very sad time. it's absolutely a joke that when catastrophically wrong, and it ended up with a nurse who took that original phone call committing suicide. while there is sadness on one level for william and kate, i'm sure behind closed doors they are absolutely furious. >> greta: of course, the media has been a problem, a serious problem in the prince's life to begin with. his mother was dogged by the paparazzi. just look at how the media chases down this royal family, and i'm sure that these two radio hosts never in10ed for this to happen, but look what's happened. >> that's right. i'm sure that when they put that original phone call through, in fact, they said as much. they absolutely never imagined in a million years that their phone call would actually get put through. yes, there has been a backlash here. you've got to go on t
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